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    Funfair boss jailed after child killed on faulty trampoline

    An operations manager at a funfair company has been jailed after a three-year-old girl died playing on a defective trampoline on a Norfolk beach.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 30 November 2023

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    National Trust says most of its historic sites at risk from climate change

    The National Trust has called on the UK government to introduce new legislation that will recognise the need to adapt buildings, coastlines and countryside to cope with the impacts of climate change.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 November 2023

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    Safety behind the spectacle: backstage at the Royal Opera House

    A behind the scenes tour of the Royal Opera House, the iconic building in London’s Covent Garden, was organised by the Women in Health and Safety network. For Safety Management, it was a chance to see what goes into making those magical moments on stage.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 06 November 2023

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    Brain injury in sport: why the House of Commons report falls short

    When a group of MPs (Members of Parliament) call for ‘precaution’ to address an unproven link between an exposure and a disease, it invites applause as well as healthy scepticism. Such a call prompts especially these two questions: (1) are the authors truly interpreting the science in a ‘precautionary’ way?; and (2) are they calling for specific action(s) that truly embody precaution?

    By Professor Adam Finkel, University of Michigan School of Public Health on 14 September 2021